More Than One Way to Skin a Cat: Create Eye-Popping Effects Using Aviary - If you've ever wanted to create interesting images without using Photoshop, try Phoenix - a simple browser based image editor from Aviary.com. Once you've mastered the simple basics of the program, you'll go on to more advanced techniques such as colorization, face swapping, creating lighting and shadows, and even liquifying.
With tips on techniques and ricks on how to achieve stunning effects, you'll take all your old photos and play with them - changing them into completely different images than they originally were. The last chapter of the book contains a tutorial with images you can manipulate.
About the Author: Meowza Katz is a self-taught professional graphic artist, illustrator, and ham lover from Vancouver, BC, Canada, who went full-time as a freelance artist in 2004. After finding success in greeting card design, he had his first public show in Spokane, WA where a number of his multimedia pieces were exhibited before going full-time as Artist in Residence for Aviary, Inc.
His work has been featured in media all over the world ranging from greeting card illustration, company branding, to magazine cover art. He's won numerous awards and accolades (including the "Grand Jury" award) on the highly popular Photoshop contest website, Worth1000.com and has been voted best artist there by his peers on several occasions.